scientific name:

Glyptocephalus cynoglossus

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Origin/capture area:

Shetland, North Sea

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Witch is also known as Torbay Sole and is from the same family as Lemon Sole and Plaice. Witch is common in the northern North Sea, west of the British Isles. It belongs to a group of fish known as the right eyed flounders.  Witch are mainly found on soft sea bottoms, mostly clay or clean sand, around 100-400 m depth. Their main diet consists of crustaceans, worms, brittle stars and fish. They range in size from 225g to 900g. and are best cooked on the bone.

Product Types

Whole Fish - Fresh

Box weight: 8Kg

  • 100 - 300g
  • 300 - 500g